What Type of Electric Chainsaw Do I Need for Carving?

What type of Electric Chainsaw do I Need for Carving

Not every Electric Chainsaw is used for carving, and therefore we are here with some specific types of electric chainsaw that could be used for carving purposes.

So, this will be best for those who need a chainsaw for this purpose, this article will be a great help for them. However, this process does not require much power but for this, you will be needed some oomph from your tool.

Husqvarna Chainsaw

As we just discussed that not every chainsaw can be used for carving purposes and hence some specific chainsaws are mainly built and designed for this purpose. We will now discuss some of the important and easily available chainsaws that could be used for this purpose and without any trouble.

Dewalt Cordless Chainsaw Kit

DEWALT DCCS620B 20V Max Compact Cordless Chainsaw with Brushless Motor, Tool Only
  • Cordless chainsaw comes with low kick back 12-inch bar and chain for construction and outdoor...
  • Compact, lightweight design (just 9 lbs. with battery) of the battery chainsaw for maximum user...
  • High-efficiency brushless motor of the battery powered chainsaw maximizes runtime and motor life
  • Up to 90 cuts per charge on 4x4 pressure treated wood (using a 20V MAX* 5Ah battery)
  • Tool-free chain tensioning and bar tightening knob for proper bar clamping force

The first and the foremost chainsaw that could be used for carving purposes is the Dewalt Cordless Chainsaw. The power source of this machine is a 20 volts battery and can be replaced if the battery’s life is over. The weight of this machine is approximately 8.8 lbs., and it is not that heavy and thus can be placed anywhere in the garage. Though kickback is a real issue for all the chainsaws but not for this one. This one is mainly built to contribute efficiency.

The battery of this machine does not come along with the machine. You will be needed to purchase the battery separately and then you can use the machine. This is one of the lightest weight chainsaws that are easily available and for this purpose. It is also recommended to put two or three batteries all together so that if the battery life gets over then you will have some other batteries too in stock.

Pros and Cons of Dewalt Cordless Chainsaw

There are several pros and cons of this Dewalt Cordless Chainsaw. The most important benefit of this machine is that it provides Tool-free tension adjustment. Other benefits that you can take from this machine are the low kickback bar, chain brake, and affordable price. Not only this but also it is operated without making too much noise and hence it is perfect for outdoor as well as indoor use.

Though the oil cap of this tool is quite tight it can be adjusted if used correctly. Also, the leakage occurs too often so you will be needed to maintain the machine and keep it away from the wet area.

Husqvarna Rancher Chainsaw

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Next on our list is none other than the very famous Husqvarna rancher Chainsaw. Those who have used chainsaws before must have known about this chainsaw as it is one of the best-selling chainsaws that is used for carving. It has the power of 60 ccs and is operated via gas. What size chainsaw bar do you need? The bar size of this chainsaw is 24 inches, and it comes with a warranty period of two years.

It is one of the most powerful chainsaws available in the market that could be used for any commercial as well as for personal usage. It weighs 21 lbs., which is quite heavy and so it is difficult to move it from one place to another. It has an air cleaning system as well that keeps the debris out of the machine always. It has an anti-vibration feature also that will keep you working throughout the day.

Black Decker Lithium-Ion Chainsaw

Next in our queue is one of the most popular chainsaws that is used for commercial usage and that is known as Black Decker Lithium-Ion Chainsaw. It also operates through the battery and requires a 20 volts battery. The battery is rechargeable and hence a charger is provided with the machine itself. Also, this battery is not needed to be purchased separately as this is included with the machine itself.

The size of the cutting bar is 10 inches, and it is enough for commercial as well as for personal usage. Therefore, it is one of the best chainsaws that are available in the market. It also has a low kickback chain that makes the usage of the chainsaw safe. As this machine is battery powered, hence it will not leave grease or oil on your hands.  Also, one thing that you need to keep in mind is that the battery can last only up to 30-40 minutes. After that, you will be needed to recharge it again.

Worx Electric Chainsaw

Worx WG303.1 14.5 Amp 16" Electric Chainsaw
  • [AUTO-TENSION] Patented system prevents over-tightening and increases the life of the motor, bar,...
  • [AUTO-LUBRICATION] Keeps the chain running smooth and fast around the bar at 32 ft/s. And the...
  • [CHAIN BRAKE] Prevent accidental cutting with the quick-stop chain break. One of the many features...
  • [FULL-WRAP HANDLE] The ergonomic front handle gives you leverage for both vertical and horizontal...
  • [DO IT YOURSELF. DO IT BETTER. DO IT WITH WORX.] WORX tools are engineered with cutting-edge...

This one is electric powered that requires 14.5 amperes current throughout and hence it is most suitable for personal usage. Also, it is one of the lightest weight machines and it weighs only 11 lbs. It also comes along with three years warranty period. It provides us low kickback chain and chain brake as well.

Overall, these are some of the most important machines that could be used for carving purposes.

William Eames
William Eames, with a background in industrial design brings over 18 years of experience in design and architecture. He joined our editorial team in 2019, offering insights into design trends and architectural innovations. Before this, William ran his design studio and lectured at various universities. His hobbies include photography and sustainable gardening, reflecting his commitment to aesthetics and the environment.

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